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A French rendezvous   60%

Expanding the EITC — Wealth tax, popular

What the Russia Global Sports Ban Means, and What It Doesnt  

Investigations concluded Russia cheated, then tried to cover up the cheating after it had been caught. Now it will pay a price for the cover-up. Or will it?

Weston 12-year-old girl arrested for threat of Monday deadly school violence, BSO says   -8%

A Snapchat post that included a “death list” of Falcon Cove Middle School students who the threat said would be killed on Monday resulted in the arrest of a 12-year-old … Click to Continue »

A tarnished Aung San Suu Kyi comes to The Hague to defend Myanmar against genocide charges   -10%

In a three-day hearing, which began Tuesday, the 74-year-old leader is expected to rebuff charges that Myanmar carried out a systematic campaign of mass murder, rape and terror against the Rohingya.

Pelosi warns progressives against drug pricing revolt  

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on risk corridors — Previewing a House hearing on coverage expansion

Tokyo 2020: Radiation hot spots discovered at Olympics torch relay start  

Greenpeace found that radiation levels around the recently refurbished venue

Europe's new central bank chief faces dissent and lots of questions   12%

This week will mark the the first chance to hear how new ECB chief Christine Lagarde communicates with markets and the public

Amit Shah says citizenship bill not anti-Muslim, rejects Opposition charge that it is unconstitutional  

Replying to a debate on the bill in Rajya Sabha, Amit Shah said the need to bring this Bill would not have arisen had Partition not taken place on the basis of religion. The Bill does not snatch citizenship of Muslims and their is no need for them to have any fear, the home minister said.

The Israel Lobbys Hidden Hand in the Theft of Iraqi and Syrian Oil   6%

The outsized role of U.S. Israel lobby operatives in abetting the theft of Syrian and Iraqi oil reveals how this powerful lobby also facilitates more covert aspects of U.S.-Israeli cooperation and the implementation of policies that favor Israel.

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Indias launches latest disaster management satellite into space  

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a radar-imaging Earth observation satellite into orbit, which is tasked with helping the nation combat disasters.
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The Sports Report: Paul George overlooks boos to lead Clippers past Pacers  

The unpleasantries George had to endure only seemed to fuel him to push the injury-depleted Clippers to a 110-99 win over the Pacers.

This Hanukkah, Let Michael Solomonov Make Dinner   -17%

For a Whole Foods holiday meal, the Zahav chef serves chicken schnitzel and other fried delights.

Go all-out with this luxurious Israeli breakfast at home  

These are all the recipes you need to transport yourself to a Middle Eastern summer day on the beach.

Stephen Strasburg, Nats reach record 7-year, $245M US deal   37%

The right-hander has agreed to a record seven-year, $245-million US contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday.

Attitude becomes first magazine to put an asexual woman on the cover  

Yasmin Benoit says it is an "honour" to be asked

The best new fashion pieces on the high street for December  

From Christmas party dresses to cosy knits, these are our top picks

IOC head Bach says Russian doping sanctions are mandatory   50%

Any sanctions imposed on Russia in the latest fallout of a years-long doping scandal must be observed by the IOC, the Olympic body president Thomas Bach said on Thursday.World Anti-Doping Agency

New MPs to have security and wellbeing session after surge in abuse   12%

Newly elected MPs will take part in a security and wellbeing induction session for the first time following a surge in abuse and threats against politicians.

Impeachment live updates: House Judiciary panel poised to debate articles of impeachment against Trump tonight   -10%

The committee is scheduled to convene at 7 p.m. to hear opening statements from its 40 attending members before an expected vote Thursday after it considers amendments.

Drawing West Africa, one emoji at a time  

Emoji app Zouzoukwa grew from graphic designer O’Plérou Grebet’s resolution to draw an image a day depicting life in Ivory Coast and West Africa.

HMV faces the music in Christmas crunch test  

Canadian Doug Putman rescued the UK music chain, but will the festive season make or break it?

In Trumps absence, presidential hopeful Bloomberg takes centre stage at key climate summit   -30%

'Beating climate change won't require a miracle, it won't require limitless resources. It will require leadership and common sense.'

ILeague 2019:Willis Plaza double helps Churchill Brothers go top by beating Mohun...  

Their frontline missed a glut of chances against Churchill Brothers at the Kalyani Municipality Stadium here on Sunday and the performance of the backline and goalkeeper hovered between the slipshod and the shambolic

Six dead in Czech hospital shooting  

There have been multiple victims in a shooting at a hospital in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava. A man whom police officers had been looking for in a manhunt fatally shot himself in the head.

Time to fill up: Gas prices down in Houston   -25%

Gasoline prices in the Houston area dipped 2.7 cents per gallon during the past week, the result of a nationwide increase in gasoline inventories.

American Airlines passenger forced to remove Hail Satan T-shirt before flight  

'We initially just thought it was a joke,' says woman

How a closed-door meeting shows farmers are waking up on climate change  

Perdue, Vilsack and leading agricultural groups gathered in a Maryland barn to talk about the farm-country issue that dare not speak its name.

Netflix tests cheaper, yearly subscription plan in India   16%

Netflix Inc is testing longer subscription plans in India as it looks to attract more users in a highly competitive market where smartphone and internet usage is soaring.

Introducing the Cartoon Caption Contest on Instagram Stories  

The New Yorker’s weekly Cartoon Caption Contest will now consider entries from Instagram Stories.

Saudi Arabian stocks dip ahead of Aramco IPO   10%

Saudi Arabia’s main index opened higher before turning red on Tuesday, a day before Saudi Aramco is expected to list its shares on the country’s stock exchange. Saudi Aramco will list 1.5

Caroll Spinney, Big Birds Alter Ego on Sesame Street, Is Dead at 85  

Besides the sweet-natured giant yellow bird, he also played the misanthropic bellyacher Oscar the Grouch.

Jose Mourinho returns to Manchester United knowing his Spurs side could spell the end of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer   19%

With the much coveted Mauricio Pochettino – long admired by Sir Alex Ferguson and everyone at United – on the market, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer won't be sleeping easy as Mourinho returns to town

Letters to the Editor: Hearings prove Trump abused his power and Republicans don't care  

The Intelligence Committee showed two things: that Trump abused his power, and that the Republicans will always put party before country.

Why isnt this bipartisan? demands person who vowed to oppose it at every step  

If only this were not a witch hunt (I declared it a witch hunt from the outset)!

Location is a major selling point for townhouse community in Fairfax County   30%

BUYING NEW | The Towns at South Alex will have 41 townhouses, nine are available for sale, three of which are move-in ready.

China claims without providing evidence that all Muslims it detained in re-education camps have graduated and are happy   50%

'Where is my sister then? Why isn't she coming home?' asks prominent activist

Japan's snow monkeys de-stress in hot springs   11%

The Japanese macaques in Jigokudani Monkey Park begin most days with a relaxing dip in their own private hot tub

The Fashion Awards 2019: Best dressed, from Rihanna to Emilia Clarke  

Celebrities including Adut Akech, Naomi Campbell and Cate Blanchett graced the red carpet at Royal Albert Hall